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Table 1 Rates of referral by rural GPs to CMPs in the past 12 months

From: Referral to Chinese medicine practitioners in Australian primary care: a survey of New South Wales rural and regional general practitioners

Referral rate Frequency (%)
At least weekly 7 (1.2%)
At least monthly 9 (1.5%)
A few times per year 42 (7.2%)
I have not referred but would consider 201 (34.3%)
I would never refer 221 (37.7%)
I have not referred as I do not know of any practitioners 102 (17.4%)
Total have never referred 524 (89.6%)
No response 3 (0.5%)